UPTET Details
UPTET Details

The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) has concluded the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 today in offline mode. UPTET 2021 exam was held at 4,365 exam centres across 75 districts in Uttar Pradesh. Candidates can avail the UPTET 2021 exam analysis and question paper for paper 1 now. The UPTET answer key release date is January 27 and the result date is February 25.

UPTET 2021 Highlights

Full Exam NameUttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test
Short Exam NameUPTET
Conducting BodyUttar Pradesh Basic Education Board
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
LanguagesEnglish, Hindi
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application Fee (General)600 Rs [Online]
Mode of ExamOffline
UPTET Paper 1 – Duration2 Hours 30 Minutes
UPTET Paper 2 – Duration2 Hours 30 Minutes
UPTET 2021 Highlights

UPTET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB) prescribes the UPTET eligibility criteria 2021  which includes the academic qualifications, age criteria and nationality of the candidates.

Age Criteria: Candidates who are between 18-35 years old, they are eligible to appear for the UPTET 2021 exam

Academic Qualifications: Those candidates who have completed their graduation or are in the final year, they will be eligible to apply for the UPTET 2021 exam

Nationality of the citizens : Candidates who are citizens of India, Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal, they will be eligible to apply for the UPTET 2021 exam.

UPTET Paper 1 Eligibility Criteria

UPTET Eligibility Criteria – Class I to V (Paper – I)

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Candidates must have passed bachelor’s degree from a recognized university and must be in 2 years of D.El.Ed (B.T.C) from NCTE recognized institution

Or, candidates must have completed a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university and 2 years diploma ( D.Ed ) from NCTE

Or, candidates who have scored 45% marks in graduation and have B.Ed degree

Or, Candidates must have a graduation degree and a diploma in teaching from Aligarh Muslim University

Or, candidates must have scored 50% marks in class 12th or its equivalent and should have passed or appeaing in B.El.Ed

Or, candidates with graduation degree and must have been appearing or completed two years of B.T.C(Urdu, Special Education)

UPTET Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria

UPTET Eligibility Criteria – Class VI to VIII (Paper-II)

Candidates with 50% marks in graduation and must be appearing or passed B.Ed/B.Ed special education from Rehabilitation Council of India(RCI).

Or, they must have secured 50% marks in Senior Secondary or its equivalent and also they must have passed/appearing in the final year of four years of B.A / B.Sc .Ed or B.A.Ed./B.Sc.Ed

Or, candidates must have scored 50% marks in class 12th or its equivalent and also they must have passed/appearing in the final year of four years of Bachelors in Elementary Education ( B.El.Ed)

Or, they must have a bachelors degree with at least 50% marks and must have passed or appearing in one year of B.Ed (Special Education)

UPTET 2021 helpline number

For any queries, candidates can contact through helpline number – 0532 2466761 / 2466769 / 2467504 and [email protected]

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UPTET Result

UPTET Result

UPTET 2021 Syllabus

UPTET Syllabus

UPTET Admit Card

UPTET Admit Card

UPTET Answer Keys

UPTET Answer Keys

UPTET exam 2022: Details to be filled in the OMR sheet

The OMR sheet will be scanned through an optical scanner. So, the candidates should fill in all necessary details carefully. The details that need to fill are given below.

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Father’s/Husband’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Test booklet number
  • Category
  • Centre Code
  • Centre Name 
  • Roll number
  • Language choice 
  • Question paper series
  • Signature of invigilator
  • Candidate’s Signature
  • Choice of the subject for paper II (if applicable)

UPTET latest news: How to fill the UPTET OMR sheet 2021?

After ensuring that the OMR sheet is in proper concussion, candidates need to fill in the required details as per their UPTET admit card 2021. Check the instructions to fill out the OMR sheet of the UPTET exam.

  • Use only a BLACK ball-point pen to fill the OMR sheet
  • Use of pencil is strictly prohibited. This will lead to disqualification.
  • After filling the OMR sheet, candidates need to wait for the invigilator order to start their UPTET exam 2021.
  • Candidates need to fill the circle with black ball-point pen to answer the questions.

Check the image shown below to know how to mark the correct option in the UPTET 2021 OMR sheet.

UPTET News Today: Can candidates do rough work on the UPTET answer sheet 2021?

No, candidates are not allowed to do any kind of rough work on the UPTET OMR sheet. However, the space for the rough work will be available on the test booklet, candidates can do all the rough work there.  Candidates are allowed to take the test booklet along with them. While answering the question in the UPTET exam, candidates must analyze their answers before filling out the OMR sheet. However, students have the liberty to answer all the questions as there is no negative marking in the UPTET 2021 exam.

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UPTET exam 2021: What not to do in the OMR sheet of UPTET 2021?

Candidates need to be quite attentive while filling out the OMR sheet and answering the questions. Minor mistakes will lead to the disqualification of the candidate from the UPTET exam 2021.

  • Do not use a pencil anywhere in the OMR sheet
  • Do not fold the UPTET answer sheet
  • Do not make any specific mark or write anything other than the required details and the answer choice.
  • While answering the question, make sure that the circle is properly filled. Do not leave it half-filled or light-shaded.
  •  If you the candidate do not want to answer any question, leave the circle empty
  • Make sure that your answer is correct then fill the circle. Candidates are not allowed to change the answer or cross mark the filled circle.

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UPTET 2021 qualifying marks

The table below shows the minimum qualifying cutoff of UPTET 2021.

Category Minimum Qualifying marks out of 150Minimum qualifying percentage 
SC/ST 82.5 55%
General 9060%

Validity of the UPTET eligibility certificate 2021

Earlier, the eligibility certificate was valid for 7 years. Now, the Uttar Pradesh state government has changed the validity of the eligibility certificate to lifetime.